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FOX News
Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
anew, on "studio b," officials at penn state university stayed silent of child sex abuse accusations for more than a decade allowing the former assistant football kept sandusky to prey on young boys. those are some of the new findings from a brand new independent report. we the details. first-time unemployment claims fell to the lowest level in four years. but strikely it is not all good news when you hear why. >> plus, aid to the illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson jr. say he took a leave of absence treated for a "mood" disorder. what does that mean? all coming up unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." >> first from fox at 3:00 in new york city absolutely devastating report now concludes that members of penn state university's top brass including the late football coach joe paterno knew and did nothing. deliberately concealed accusations of child sex abuse surrounding the former penn state assistant football coach. primarily to avoid the consequences of bad publicity. independent investigators led by a former f.b.i. director say they found a striking
FOX News
Jul 12, 2012 3:00pm EDT
investigation is beginning, we shall see." penn state university. and how do we feel now about joe paterno? how do you feel now? >>randy: you cannot get away from the children. forget paterno. it is the kids. >>shepard: one more thing, penn state is holding a news conference in 20 minutes, first issued a written statement that the paterno family issue add statement saying open comment on this and news conference in 20 minutes. we will have it. >> iranian officials tried to develop long-range domestic missiles and a new report indicates they could be close to success. and a police officer tried to save trayvon martin with a plastic bag one of the new details released from the investigation into the man who killed the 17-year-old unarmed teenager. more from the prosecution and the first pictures of his hoodie. [ feedback ] attention, well, everyone. you can now try snapshot from progressive free for 30 days. just plug this into your car, and your good drivin can save you up to 30%. you could even try it without switching your insurance. why not give it a shot? carry on. now you can test-drive sna
NBC
Jul 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> crushing sanctions to penn state university in response to the freeh report. the school faces $60 million in fines. it will lose 20 football scholarships each year for the next four years. all wins from 1998 are vacated from the record book. the ncaa president said the sanctions serve as a debt chgutk for penn state. >> the sports themselves can become too big to fail and too big to challenge. >> penn state's football program will also be placed on probation for five years. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions headed down to penn state university? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police officers investigating a late-night shooting. the shooting happened on mccain avenue. homicide detectives are now investigating due to the severity of the injuries. sensing for a man convicted in the shooting of a dentist. a person testified that she paid $25,000 to kill the doctor. >> the aclu wants to end battles between police officers and citizens who pullout
NBC
Jul 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
>> crippling sanctions for penn state university. what the university is now facing. >> tony promises cooler weather -- >> promises? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. >> promises? [laughter] i never promised anything. >> i was is reading the copy. >> temperatures are going to be this afternoon. no concerns for the morning commute. 75 for the airport. scattered thunderstorms will move in from the northwest. we will watch that situation as it develops. speaking of cars and buses, here is sarah. >> we are tracking a few problems. we have a vehicle fire that is taking a part of the left lane on the southwest corner of the beltway. eastern boulevard, we have an accident in essex and it may involve an mta mobility van. light street remains closed because of water main break repairs. outer loop on the northwest side, 11 minutes. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. you wil
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the most powerful people at penn state university. they may decision to conceal this information. >> reaction has been swift and strong. >> in state needs to recognize that this report is a road map for civil litigation, the department of justice, as well as the n.c.a.a.. >> he maintains he would never knowingly cover up for a child predator. his legacy is now left for history to judge. >> the report also includes 100 suggestions for the board to take to make sure this never happens again. >> you can inspect the full report for yourself or browse for more information. a major settlement for residents of baltimore city. wells fargo will pay millions of dollars, stemming from allegations that it targeted minority in comes at an north baltimore. wells fargo will grant the city $3 million in annual funds for local housing initiatives. >> an employee of a colombian nonprofit is under investigation tonight after a search warrant was served on the columbia housing corporation. lowell melser joins us live from howard county police headquarters with details. >> we have been able to confir
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
conditions for farmers and their crops. no more football. that is the penalty penn state university could face in the wake of the jerry sandusky scandal. it could be the death penalty it could be the death penalty >> a woman is dead after a massive tree crashed onto a street in virginia during rush hour. there were not any storms in the area at the time. crews reported the worked for more than three hours to remove the tree from the highway. the fallout continues at penn state university after a report blamed the school for its poor handling of sex abuse allegations involving jerry sandusky. a plane flew over the school yesterday with a simple message. the banner referred to the famous bronze sculpture of joe paterno. the n.c.a.a. president said he would not rule out the death penalty for penn state's football program. still to come, most dads pride themselves on providing for their children, but could their jobs are in their children's health? what is the connection? >> hd doppler is clear at this hour but it is downright scorching at this hour. hitting 100 degrees at the inner harbor. >
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of the day -- the extensive punishment debt -- dish out to penn state university. they stopped short of giving penn state the death penalty but the school received the harshest penalty in 25 years. we start our coverage live from state college with reaction from all sides. >> another tough day here at penn state. yesterday, the university toward on the statue honoring the late coach, joe paterno. today, the n.c.a.a. toward on the football program. many of those coming to the place where until yesterday joe paterno's statue lorded over the football stadium and the entire campus remained defiant in their defense of the man. >> they can take down his statue and they can take away his record but a no one can ever take away those memories he created for students as well as the student athletes. >> but it may be years before such glory days return. the n.c.a.a. has hit a lion's heart -- a $60 million fine, a four-year ban from ballgames and every win since 1998 wiped off the record books. and they lose 20 football scholarships a year for four years. >> we can impose sanctions tha
LINKTV
Jul 24, 2012 8:00am PDT
.s. college sports monday announced a series of sanctions against penn state university following an independent investigation into the widespread coverup of allegations of taught sexual abuse against former assistant coach jerry sandusky. a scathing report on the school's legendary head coach joe paterno who died in january, and other senior school officials, hid the sexual molestation against sandusky 14 years before they finally came to light last year. sandusky was finally arrested last year found guilty of sexually abusing 10 young boys last month. mark emmert, the president of the national collegiate athletic association, announced the punitive measures on monday. >> the ncaa is imposing a fine of $60 million on the university with the funds to be used to establish an endowment to support programs around the nation that serve the victims of child sexual abuse and seek to prevent such abuse from happening. this amount is equivalent of one year's gross revenue of the football team. second, penn state football will be banned from bowl games in any other post season play for fou
CNN
Jul 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT
punishment for penn state university. what it could mean for college sports. you can use opentable to make restaurant reservations. during the golden opportunity sales event, get great values on some of our newest models. this is the pursuit of perfection. [romney singing]: oh onbeautiful, for spaciousels. skies, i'm barack obama and i approve this message. for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee, and crowned thy good, with brotherhood... >>> lots of important developments happening today in the aurora shooting incident. we finally saw james holmes. he makes his appearance in court. we also just heard a statement, an attorney representing arlene holmes, his mother in san diego, just heard a statement refuting the initial interpretation of what abc news was reporting when they contacted her immediately after the shooting. 're going to get back to all of that as well. there's huge political fallout from what's been going on in aurora, colorado. joining us is the democratic strategist james carville. and for
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2012 2:30am PDT
officials at penn state university covering up jerry sandusky's behavior. that story and more when we come back. ♪ every time you close your eyes ♪ >> i accept the nomination of the democratic party. [ cheers ] >> i can rely in coming months on many others, on a distinguished running mate who brings unity and strength to our platform and our ticket, lyndon johnson. [ applause ] [ female announcer ] the power of green coffee extract is now in our new starbucks refreshers™ -- a breakthrough in natural energy. made with real fruit, starbucks refreshers™ are delicious low calorie drinks you can feel good about. ♪ rethink how you re-energize. ♪ get a boost of natural energy with a new starbucks refreshers™, in three re-energizing ways. try one on us, only at starbucks. ♪ i want to go ♪ i want to win [ breathes deeply ] ♪ this is where the dream begins ♪ ♪ i want to grow ♪ i want to try ♪ i can almost touch the sky [ male announcer ] even the planet has an olympic dream. dow is proud to support that dream by helping provide greener, more sustainable solutions from th
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:30am EDT
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NBC
Jul 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at penn state university look for years instead of protecting young boys. that is the conclusion of an explosive report released today into the handling of the jerry sandusky scandal. >> the former fbi director says it was fear of bad publicity that kept penn state university leaders from revealing details to the public about allegations regarding sandusky's contact with young boys. >> the most powerful men took -- at penn state failed to take action to predict -- protect the boys that sandusky victimized. >> the former president and athletic director and others were blasted for their inaction. >> not one of those four persons, including the coach, who was a few steps away from his office, there is no indication that he spoke with him. >> all have denied knowing the full extent of sandusky's actions. >> you should know that our hearts remain heavy and we are deeply ashamed. >> a dark day in disbelief. >> i am disappointed that the leaders of our institution could let something like this happen. >> in a statement, joe paterno's family said the late coach was not perfect. he made m
NBC
Jul 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
crushing sanctions to penn state university in response to the freeh report about the sandusky sex abuse scandal and the university's failure to deal with it. the university must pay a $60 million fine, will lose 20 football scholarships each year for the next four years. the team cannot play any bowl games the next four years, and all wins from 1998 are vacated, asemoving joe paterno's title winningest college football coach of all time. the n.c.a.a. had says it serves as a gut check. almost everyone has an opinion about the sanctions did some say the answer -- and set the n.c.a.a. went too far and others think it did not go far enough. students at penn state university are split. a cranston is considering transferring schools because of the scandal -- current student is considering transferring schools because of scandal. >> the name is ruined, and i feel that all this will call me after graduation when i am looking for a job. if someone sees the named penn state, they will not think of what it used to be. they will think of what has become. >> i don't think there's any dollar amount t
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
but fell short of the forecasts. >>> the ncaa will hand down sanctionses to penn state university today. the announcement is a day after the statute honoring joe paterno was taken down along with the educator, coach and humanitarian. the sanctions is following a report by a former f become i director that found the coach -- fbi director that found the coach and other officials that hid sexual abuse for number of years. removing the statue was the correct decision. >> i think that it's a symbol to help victims so any victims whether it was sandusky's or other victims people who trusted them and left kid with authority would walk by and see the symbol on a regular base nice in a statement the paterno family says it doesn't help the victims. penn state will be banned from bowl games for more than one year and will lose a number of scholarships. however, they are not going to receive what is known as the death penalty. the nca anounsment is expected around 9 our time. we will bring you that punishment when it is handed down. head to abc2news.com and head to the cover page also on facebook t
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the field today. >> yeah, penn state university. we have been talking about it. we'll continue our coverage from the fallout of the free report. a stern message for you and from the university's leaders. to the leaders here from the investigative arm. your actions were negligence. we'll tell you about it in one of the figures. speaking about the big former coach. that's coming up in sports, next. ?gw?qyjw >>> all relating to the child sex abuse from the authorities, the board of trustees, the penn state community, and the public at large. >> more from the paterno family, the statement today saying that in part, joe paterno was not perfect, he made mistakes, he regrets them. still the only leader to step forward and say that with the benefit of the hindsight that he wished he had done march l and to think that he would have protected jerry sandusky to avoid the bad publicity. and it is simply not realistic. for the alumni of the store, it was a big gut punch. the senior support from joe paterno's home, shortly after it all began. he was not one of those alumni there, but he has been forthr
CNN
Jul 12, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, a brand new apology from penn state university. this after a scathing report accuses the university's most powerful people of empowering jerry sandusky, hiding the sexual attacks and totally disregarding these victims. >>> mitt romney's new campaign ad calls president obama a liar. team obama says it's romney who's the liar. we're looking for who's telling the truth. plus, the explanation that didn't explain anything. new demands for congressman jesse jackson jr.'s staff to explain this so-called mood disorder they blame for his dropping out of sight. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with today's damming new report on penn state's university's cover-up of coach jerry sandusky's sexual attacks on young boys. it says the top people at the university including the legendary football coach, joe paterno, hid what they knew and had no regard for the young victims. just now university officials are promising it will never, never happen again. >> you should know that our hearts remain heavy. and we are deeply ashamed. >> we're in no way lessening our focus on our own
FOX
Jul 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the cause remains under investigation. >>> the penn state university committee reacting to a report blasting the college's reaction to allegations against jerry sandusky. the report said top administrators and coach joe paterno ignored abuse complaints against sandusky. many wonder if paterno's legacy will be tarnished or if his statue will be removed from campus. sandusky is in prison awaiting sentencing on 45 criminal counts. >>> also tonight penn state university's board of trustees met. it's the first meeting since a scathing report revealed that administrators did nothing to stop jerry sandusky from board members say change is underway. fox's jeff cole has the latest. >> reporter: the role call was all that seemed normal about penn state university's board meeting friday on its scranton campus one day after lewis freeh dropped his report bombshell of the -- louis freeh dropped his report bombshell. >> what the report also concluded was that the board of trustees failed to provide proper oversight of the university. >> reporter: the head of the trustees again took responsibility for wh
CNN
Jul 12, 2012 3:00pm EDT
victimized. >> this report here accuses four of penn state's top men of protecting the university's reputation over the safety of children. let me just run through who these four people are, or in this case, were. the late joe paterno, penn state's head football coach of 45 years, fired last november. number two, former president, graham spanier, also forced out of office in november, but still a tenured faculty member. he is not charged here. three, former penn state senior vice president, gary schultz, the man who oversaw university police, charged with failing to report abuse and perjury. four, penn state athletic director, tim curley, on suspension right now, also charged with failing to report abuse and perjury. curley and schultz have pleaded not guilty. and then you have jerry sandusky, the man whose sick urges led to all of this. he is awaiting sentencing. he could get more than 400 years for his conviction on all 45 counts. but today's report, it's actually less about him and more about what his bosses did or really failed to do. these findings here are really just anothe
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of penn state, the university they say they love and for which they say they bleed blue and white. adrianna rivas works in alexandria, virginia, her first job since graduating last year from penn state university. she says she's still proud of the school and feels today's sanctions are unfair. >> i was surprised and almost pretty angry about how harsh the ncaa has punished penn state. i think it punishes the wrong people. right now i think penn state is looking towards healing and going forward. i think it punishes the current football students. >> reporter: when penn state alumni who have settled in our area and can't make to it a football game want to watch the nittany lions, they have a half dozen bars and restaurants to view the games in our area, including this one. union jack's in boston. >> penn state always has a great crowd. they come in and give us a great business. hopefully they skill come in and have the school spirit. >> reporter: some people who didn't go to penn state feel today's sanctions are justified. others say it punishes current stew departments and athletes
CNN
Jul 12, 2012 4:00pm EDT
sandusky. and named names including a man's name synonymous with penn state university, the late coach joe paterno. from the moment jerry sandusky was marched before the public branded a predatory pedophile, a troubling question lingered, what did those at penn state university do to stop him? now the public has an answer. >> our most saddening and sobering finding is the total disregard for the safety and welfare of sandusky's child victims by the most senior leaders at penn state. >> reporter: louis freeh, hired by the university to investigate its role in the jerry sandusky scandal delivered a scathing 267-page report. 430 interviews, 3.5 million pieces of evidence adding up to one major finding about what they did with evidence of child rape. >> the most powerful people in penn state university made a decision to conceal this information. >> reporter: the powerful people named are former president graham spanier, former vice president gary schultz, former athletic director tim curley, and the man that made penn state a national football giant, former head coach, joe paterno. the report
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
-c-double-a is expected to áunprecedentedá penn state university. 3 3 any minute now.. 3 the n-c-double-a is expected to announced áunprecedentedá fines today for penn state university. university.this is a live look from the n-c-double-a headquarters where president mark emmert is expected to make the announcement. announcement. 3 the move by the n- c- a- a follows an 3 independent investigation led by former f-b-i director louis freeh.the report holds four top penn state officials... including head coach joe paterno... responsible for failing to stop former assistant coach jerry sandusky from continuing to sexually abuse boys. 3 a source familiar with the case says penn state will be hit with fines of more than 30- million-dollars. another source says the sanctions quote "will really aint a picture that essentially says that leadership failure and systemic failures can't be tolerated."the announcement comes one day after joe paterno's statue was removed from outside the campus stadium. 3 announcementááá)) joel d. smith is with reaction to the announcement...
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2012 10:00am EDT
we'll go to the podium and listen to the statement. >> penn state university is an outstanding educational institution which is rightly proud of its students, alumni, faculty and staff who in term hold that institution in very high esteem. we fully appreciate the strong emotions which surround these tragic events in our work. all of us here today understand that it is the duty of adults to protect children and to immediately report any suspected child sex abuse to law enforcement authorities. our team was reminded of this on a daily basis because henderson south, which was our base on the penn state campus, was the former child care center, with some of the children's artwork still there. on november 21st, the special investigations task force established by the board of trustees retained us to conduct a full, fair and completely independent investigation. i commend ken frasier, chairman of the task force, and ron tomalis, the vice chairman of the task force, for the steps their took in this investigation. to conduct this investigation we assembled an outstanding team of former
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the power and force of penn state university's football program. surely, those custodians there probably not only feared for their jobs, but you have to understand how the community operates. they would have been ostracized by their own community if they were implicated in show besmi h besmirching the football program. the program over decades and decades accumulates so much culture and economic capital. >> the ncaa comes down like a ton of bricks on anybody, some kid who gets a tattoo, the worst sinner since the beginning of time. so booster comes along and will come down hard. short of closing this program down, is any penalty really harsh enough? >> no. this is the worst scandal in sports history. smu got the death penalty for boosterism, osu penalized for tatto tattoos. this has got to be a death penl thety. and the other thing i noticed is there's a greek tragedy to this. joe paterno is mr. integrity in a land where there is little too none. mr. i teach character to young men, but then we find out his friend is the monster and he chooses aiding and abetting h t friend over outing h
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
."police have a person of interest, but no charges have been filed. 3 penn state university will learn the fate of its football program this morning.... a day after school officials decided the fate of the famous statue of joe paterno. paterno. joel d. smith is live in fell's point with reaction to the statue coming down, and what's to come for the school, and it's many supporters in maryland. good morning joel d. patrice, penn state has the largest alumni association in the country... about half a million. they are reacting to the statue being taken down early yesterday morning, and they about the sanctions that in just a few hours. the future of program, and its ability to compete for years to come, jeapardy. jeapardy. with the proximity to pennsylvania, no doubt many of fans are right here in maryland. we went out to them yesterday... at a few penn state friendly hill. they had just learned about the statue of joe paterno being forklifted away of beaver stadium, a place it had been for a decade. the university taking the monument down.... after a report into the chi
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as they walked out of the university complex or even the local recruits that list penn state as one of their options come 2013. the sanctions are pervasive and affect every part of the once touchable program forcing people to now balance their loyalty with a dark reality. >> demoralizing. it's sad. i think part of you sad for the university, but you still feel horrible for the kids. >> now this morning's announcement comes on the heels of the joe paterno statue taken down. brian cube lerks website -- kuebler, abc2 news. >> we want to know what you think about the sanctions. do you think they went too far or not far enough. right there you can sound off. >>> today's sanctions are considered some of the toughest ever handed down by the ncaa. two years ago the ncaa put the university of southern california on a two-year bowl ban and four years probaismghts the penalty was handed down to giving gifts to heisman trophy winner reggie burchlt the university of alabama was put on probation for five years. both of those were not as harsh as penn state. penn state's is the toughest since sout
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
this morning. >>> later this morning, the ncaa is going to announce its sanctions against penn state university. the report shows the former coach joe paterno and top university officials took many steps to conceal reports that former assistant coach jerry sandusky had assaulted young boys. the ncaa is expected to impose some strong sanctions against the athletic programs at the university, including millions in finals. the joe paterno -- in fines. the joe paterno statue was taken down over the weekend and some people were visibly disappointed. >> i drove from north carolina to get a picture of joe's statue. like a bunch of thieves they snuck it away in the night. >> joe paterno died six months ago. his name will be kept on the campus library. paterno donated millions of his own money to help get it built. >>> convicted killer george huguely is asking a judge to suspend a lawsuit filed against him until the criminal case is settled. huguely was found guilty of murdering his former girlfriend- yardley love -- girlfriend yeardley love. a lawsuit was filed by yeardley's love. >>> i am watching you
CBS
Jul 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
by using in treatment as prevention. at penn state university a symbol of pride removed it is only the beginning of what promises to be a difficult week on campus. >>> the dismantling of an icon the 7 ft. tall statue of joe paterno that stood outside the stadium covered with the tar before workers used a forklift to remove from foundation and put in storage. >>> this is a tragic as this the >>> i see there's a lot of problems >>> on monday morning the hammer comes down on the university as the ncaa could be unprecedented penalties >>> what is of the table is the so-called " death penalty " the football program and not be suspended but when the sections are done penn state will wish they had the death penalty that status of their i'm told they're going to be >>> a report found that the light head football coach and other officials covered up child abuse allegations against jerry sandusky as fans and students watch the removal of the statute some hope it will make the ncaa go easier on the school. but turner died six months ago the university president said his plan will be kept on t
KRON
Jul 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and >>vicki: penn state university will be hit with expensive fines. the n.c.a.a. plans to reveal penalties on a monday. they removed their famed statue of joe paterno today. >> everything is gone. it is really sad. >> and joe is a man we love. the reason we love them is if 60 years of integrity. >> i drove from north carolina appear to take a picture with his stature. like a bunch of thieves need to get a wait in the night. >> the university said down the statue early on sunday morning. workers took up a fence and a tarp to block the view. >> there are a lot of issues, you can see why they have to do certain things, but you hate to see it. >> decision angered fans is a paternal was not perfect but had a history. a library will still keep his name. famine this is not fixing the problem, this is just drawn the attention away from people who should be taking more responsibility and blame. >> flowers and personal messages sat outside of the paternal house. the family issue the statement. but >>vicki: the statue was taken down in the wake of reports that found officials concealed sex abuse clai
ABC
Jul 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
this morning regarding the scandal at penn state. university officials confirmed a so-called death penalty that was on the table was actually a on the table and would have banned the football team for playing -- from playing for four years. the board of trustees will meet to discuss whether they have the authority to agree to the punishments. >> a respected swimming coach accused of sexually abusing a former student. kelly currin, formerly kelly davies said that she had an inappropriate relationship with rick curl in the 1980's. he allegedly agreed to the relationship and agreed to pay $150,000 for her and her family to keep quiet. she said that she went public just in case there are any more victims. >> i have had my hands tied quite a long time. i cannot stand it anymore. i feel guilty constantly because i had not done something to protect other sweet little girls. >> he was on a leave of absence and did nonot respond to our request. around montgomery county this morning, two firefighters recovering from heat-related injuries after battling a fire that broke out last night at the marlow
ABC
Jul 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-stricken. he was just 36 years old. >> new developments in the scandal surrounding penn state university. the late joe paterno began secret talks that led to a sweetened retirement deal in the same month he testified before a grand jury investigating jerry sandusky for child sex abuse. some are questioning whether -- bobby bout in says he would take it down. >> they are going to flash on that statute. they are not going to talk about those two national championships. they're going to talk about sandusky. >> a scathing report released on thursday says that paternal and other top university officials hid the allegations about sandusky allowing him to prey on young boys for years. we will have more on the comments coming up in sports. >> we are tracking the potential for some severe storms this evening. >> steve is back with this co >> we are dealing with some heavy rain out there. >> a severe thunderstorm popped up for fredericksburg. that thunderstorm is going to continue to move off towards the east. very slow-moving thunderstorms we will talk about that in just a minute. outside, if you
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 4:30pm EDT
day! ♪ . >>> a new report details how penn state university handled jerry sandusky. >>> could the case prevent future cases? why experts say it could be a road map to stopping child abuse. >>> and a teen father killed in a crash. what happened to the three others in the car and some of the details around the crash. >>> first we start tonight with breaking news from the penn state board. just moments ago one of them said that joe paterno, 61 years of excellent service is
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
penn state university now following the release of a scathing report on the child sex abuse scandal. >> officials are accused after louing abuse to continue for more than a decade. >> and abc news reporter brandy hit has the story. >> the most powerful men in penn state failed to take steps for 14 years to protect the children who sandusky victimized. >> callous and shocking is how the former fbi director described actions of the top officials. he accuses them of covering up the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal to avoid bad publicity. >> concern to treat the child abuser humanely was stated no such sentiments were expressed by them to the victims. >> last month the jury found sun dusky guilty of 45 counts after busing children. he also blamed joe paterno, former president, the vice president, gary shults and athletic director tim curlly. paterno admitted to learning about an incident in twun involving sandusky and a boy in the shower. he told curlly ask together all four men decided not to alert authorities. >> and an event like this can never happen again. in the penn state u
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> they are talking about penn state university, the penalties that will be handed down related to the jerry sandusky case. at least 20 incidents took place while jerry sandusky was a coach and there is $1.5 million in fines against the athletic department. we are monitoring this press conference and we will bring you all the latest developments as they happen. >>> 6:09 the man accused of that movie theater massacre is said to make his first court appearance. it is set for 830 this morning and a public defender will represent him. he has not been cooperating with police. police who cleared explosives say among other things they found a batman mask inside. he is expected of killing 38 people at a midnight screening of the movie, the dark knight rises. >>> and removing coming up in that area and what the white house is saying about tougher gun control laws, we will have more on that as well. >>> let's check in with sal on the morning commute. >>> we want to remind you to stay away from 7th and washington because of police activity so if you live or work in the area you will be affected by this. let's l
NBC
Jul 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at penn state, will the university get rid of its iconic statue of joe paterno? and london puts on a show just days ahead of the olympics. and we've had london kind of weather here. >> we sure did, cool and drizzly and wet, a lot of things we haven't seen in the month of july. [ male announcer ] where did all the obama stimulus money go? friends, donors, campaign supporters, special interest groups where did the obama stimulus money go? solyndra: 500 million taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. alking i've been tt romney doing is that it's given me time to reflect on some of life's biggest questions. like, if you could save hundreds on car insurance by making one simple call, why wouldn't you make that call? see, the only thing i can think of is that you can't get any... bars. ah, that's better. it's a beautiful view. i wonder if i can see mt. rushmore from here. gei
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 1:35am EDT
into the child sex abuse scandal at penn state university. it falls the late football coach, joe paterno and top administrators for doing nothing for more than a decade, to stop jerry sandusky from victimizing more young boys. recently found guilty of his crimes. former fbi director led that independent review. >> our most saddening and sobering finding is the total disregard for the safety and welfare of sandusky's child victims. >> free also said he discovered evidence that penn state's president, athletic director, and paterno back in 1998. sandusky was under investigation for sexual misconduct. the late coach also did nothing in 2001 when former coach, mike mcquery reported seeing sandusky abusing a boy in a campus shower. >>> a 160-mile transit system could soon be coming to montgomery county. everyone had an opportunity to weigh in on the plan at a public meeting tonight in rockville. county executive, and the 15 member transit task force want the system built in three phases over the next 9 to 20 years. >>> still ahead on 9news. the most heart stopping video of the day is the one that g
CNN
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
to hear penalties on penn state university. one source familiar with the case told cnn what we will hear, that penn state will be hit with fines in excess of $30 million. reports are also circulating that penn state university will lose a number of football scholarships and may be prevented from going to future bowl games. we'll let you know when we hear the conference. >> we'll check in with you when we get new developments. also new this morning, the first court appearance of the colorado man accused of last week's shooting rampage inside a theater. 24-year-old james holmes is likely to serve first-degree murder charges for the 12 people killed at that midnight showing of the new batman movie. of the 58 people wounded, eight people remain in critical condition. the prosecution has not yet announced whether they will seek the death penalty. we're covering all the angles here and all the latest developments. cnn's don lemon is outside the courthouse for this morning's arrangement and we'll check in with him shortly. poppy harlow checks in with the funeral arrangements from the vigil to t
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 1:35am EDT
dollar football factory that controlled penn state university and answered to no one, an athletic program run amuck. an image all too familiar to basketball coach gary williams who took over the terps back in 1989. less than a year later, the ncaa imposed severe penalties on the program for various rule violations under his predecessor, bob wade. i spoke to williams on the phone tonight. like most americans, williams said he was horrified to hear the specific details of jerry sandusky's crimes but not entirely surprised that a large university that depended financially on a wildly successful team would go to great lengths to guard the team's image. >> the problem becomes when the school allows a program to be run bigger than the university. >> williams said while many big- time college sports program are run the right way, clearly, there are programs that are not. according to williams, it's all about keeping college sports in perspective, and sometimes there's a lot of money involved, it's not easy. >> coaches feel the pressure and i think when you get to that level, that's when the prob
CNN
Jul 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the top dog at penn state wasn't joe paterno. it was the president of the university. and at this point, you have two charges against the athletic director and vice president. look, based on the louis freeh report, there is evidence that surfaced including evidence from janitors who back in the late 1990s knew about what was going on. scared to death about doing anything about it. yeah, i think it really does go all the way to the president. there are e-mails that certainly surface going back to the grand jury. i think the former president also faces issues. frankly of joe paterno were alive, he would be facing conspiracy child endangerment, other very serious felonies. it is the tip of the iceberg. i agree, the clery act is the law that requires reporting these things. nothing is done since the enactment of that law and that's $27,000 per event times hundreds of events. and the poufrt ncaa to actually us is pen the program. we'll see a lot more coming up. the louis freeh report is an absolute blockbuster, it is the beginning of the next chapter of this story. >> we know the criminal ca
CNN
Jul 14, 2012 4:00pm EDT
? >> in my lifetime, fred, the once great name of penn state university will forever be tarnished due to the cowardly lions, joe paterno, spanier, and others. >> wow! more from you legal guys. . >>> the worst is far from over from penn state after a scathing report on the response of university leaders to child sex abuse allegations. the school is still under scrutiny by the department of education and the ncaa. let's bring in our law professor from cleveland. good to see you. >> hi. >> thank you very much. a new york criminal defense attorney and law professor joining us from las vegas. good to see you as well. >> hi, fred. >> this louis freeh report is scathing. it involved more than 400 eyewitnesses. very detailed accounts of who knew what when and all this after the conviction of jerry sandusky. however, his sentencing is coming up. you have to wonder how much this is going to impact his sentencing. richard? >> well, i don't think it will impact the sentencing. the jury has spoken on that. and i think that this man is going to die in prison. no chance of him getting out, seeing th
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
powerful people at penn state university made a decision to conceal this information. >> reaction has been swift and strong. >> pin state needs to recognize that this report is a road map for the civil litigation, for their future investigation of the attorney general, and the department of justice as well as the n.c.a.a.. >> and a statement, paternal's family admitted they could have done more. his legacy is now left for history to judge. >> the report includes 100 suggestions for the board of trustees to take to make sure this never happens again. >> you can inspect the full report for yourself and brzowski passages from that and state review on our website, wbaltv.com. now an update to a story we first reported four years ago. the city of baltimore is getting hundreds of millions of dollars from wells fargo bank to settle claims that the company had been engaging in discriminatory lending practices. kai reed is live outside city hall. we hear this is the second- largest beer lending settlement in the department's history. >> that is correct. the lawsuit first filed by the city of baltim
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
to classify it as a hate murder. >> 80 degrees on tv hill. the fallout continues at penn state university. the head of the ncaa says the may be no football for a year for the nittany lions. >> a crackdown and the fine violators might have to pay. >> this is the beltway at bel air road. air road. more on weather and the global ready one ? yeah, but you won't need... ♪ hajimemashite. hajimemashite. hajimemashite. you guys like football ? thank you so much. i'm stoked. you stoked ? totally. ... and he says, "under the mattress." souse le matelas. ( laughter ) why's the new guy sending me emails from paris ? paris, france ? verizon's 4g lte devices are global-ready. plus, global data for just $25. only from verizon. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:10, 86 degrees downtown. it is a bit hazy to start the day. a heat advisory in effect across the area including frederick county all the way down to st. mary's county and including the lower eastern shore. there's a combination of heat and humidity could make it difficult this afternoon. it will feel like 105. the actual temperature will be cl
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in the penn state university community. >> reporter: but it won't end there. lawyers for sandusky's victims said today freeh's report provides powerful new evidence for what is expected to be a flood of lawsuits. and on campus today, a painful re-evaluation of the legacy of coach paterno. >> what has transpired has shown that joe's human. he's not the godly saint that some of us made him out to be, including myself. >> reporter: tonight a family spokesman issued a statement saying, joe paterno wasn't perfect. he made mistakes and he regretted them. meanwhile, lawyers for curley and schultz criticized the freeh report, calling it a lopsided document based on an incomplete report. brian? >> mike isikoff, state college, pa, tonight. thanks. >>> bob costas of nbc sports is already at our olympic headquarters in london preparing to host the olympic coverage on nbc. bob, the big question, i guess, is, what does this do to penn state, the program, the school, the brand, the aura of the nittany lions? >> well, the aura, the reputation, that's already been badly tarnished. i think even the most stau
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
powerful people at penn state. football coach joe paterno, athletic director tim curley, university president graham spanier and senior vice president gary schultz who were all found to have not only turned a baseline eye to the abuse but to have actually aided in the cover-up. ron allen is on the penn state campus now. ron, what are the key takeaways from this report from lewis freeh? >> i guess the biggest takeaway is a lot has to change here at penn state, a lot of very profound cultural things that would allow something like this to happen over a period of at least 14 years going back to 1998 when lewis freeh's report says joe paterno, graham spanier and others first became aware of what jerry sandusky was doing, maybe not the full extent of it but they were aware enough he thought so that they could have done something to stop it. so, what will the short fallout be? just behind me you can't see it there's a statue of joe paterno outside of the football stadium and there are calls to have that statue removed. we already know that nike who had a child care center named after joe
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